Asmara - Post Report Question and Answers

How do you send and receive your letters and package mail? Are local postal facilities adequate?

The only international delivery service here is DHL, and it does not fly in and out daily. I do not know about local postal facilities. - Apr 2021

My employer takes care of that for us, so I have limited experience with the local postal facilities. However, there is DHL for anything you need delivered quickly. Note that quickly is still about a week... - Dec 2019

We use the diplomatic pouch, which usually takes about two weeks, sometimes a bit longer. Haven't tried the local postal service. - Feb 2019

Via work, not an issue except it can take up to a month. There is DHL and FedEx, which work fine. - Sep 2018

It is very difficult to send anything out of Eritrea other than flat mail. We received mail through the pouch. The pouch runs roughly every other week. I never used the local postal facilities. - Dec 2016

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